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c1840 Neoclassical / Empire porcelain covered urn, vase, lid, KPM, Kurland, 22"t

Circa 1840 huge Neoclassical / Empire porcelain covered urn, vase with lid, “KPM” blue scepter & Red Imperial Orb mark, Classical draped motif on frieze is similar to / possibly a rare complement pieceto the successful Kurland dinner service pattern ordered in 1790 by the Duke of Kurland. Brand - KPM.
Figural - lady heads on each side of body with draped head covering, pedestal base, 3.25” cherub finial with cruet and wine glass on lid,
Raised mold motif - Classical drape / curtain on rosette frieze, reeded central body with tie on each side with wrapped open/applied ribbon, leaf and medallion reliefs on lid, pedestal and base, bolted construction on pedestal base.
Colors – Classic 18th century brilliant turquoise and rose colors,
Decoration – gilt trim/highlights, fine handpainted Classical floral/foliage drapes around main body and bouquets on neck (Pompadour cabbage rose on front / yellow-amethyst tinted chrysanthemum on reverse), butterflies and ladybugs fluttering around various bands and body.

21.5” tall, 12.75” wide, 8.5” deep.
Blacklight fluorescence is clear/even over complete urn and lid.
Condition – overall excellent, lid is good/but has been professionally repaired / one under-rim flake, one tip off one “ribbon trail” on front/reverse side, some “ribbon trails” loss on ladies detailed hair knot, no other chips cracks or repairs, overall and excellent presentable urn.             2w

- KPM, Konigliche Porzellan Manufaktur, Berlin, Germany. The Imperial orb, scepter and KPM mark were used 1832 on.
- KPM, Konigliche Porzellan Manufaktur, Berlin, Germany (began 1761). This blue scepter mark appears to date to 1837-1844. “KPM was added 1837-1844. The Orb mark was used (1832on), A red color Imperial Orb is used to indicate decoration that includes floral painting.
- Kurland pattern, KPM, designed c1790. Classical colors introduced in 1814 and the drape motif are related to the successful Kurland pattern dinner service that was introduced in 1790 for a dinner service purchased by Peter Biron, Duke of Kurland. The original service had chrysanthemum and rose bouquets with butterfly and insects which are classic KPM motif on their high quality porcelains.

c1840 Neoclassical / Empire porcelain covered urn, vase, lid, KPM, Kurland, 22"t

SKU: 2w
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